Play2Give and Founder shortlisted in four prestigious business awards

Published: 16th April 2021

Play2Give shortlisted in four categories in the Thames Valley Business and Community Awards!

A celebration of the region’s inspirational individuals, charities and businesses, the annual ceremony recognises the best achievements from across the Thames Valley and this year sees the awards run for a fourth consecutive year.Ā  We are in delighted to be in contention.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, sadly this year’s ceremony will be held virtually on the evening of Thursday April 29th.

We are delighted honoured and humbled to announce that as a fundraising organisation, Play2Give along with our Founder Andrew Baker MBE BCAv, have been shortlisted in total for four awards for successes in fundraising and outstanding charitable work.

Last year we was honoured and surprised to win the “Charity of the Year” gong which was announced at a glitzy awards dinner and evening at the Hilton Hotel in Reading in January 2020.

Thirteen awards will be handed out during the event which is expected to attract over 600 people from the business community.Ā  Guests will be sent a celebration box with drinks and treats, and some surprises, galore to enjoy at home while taking part in the virtual event.

We are shortlisted forĀ Charity of the YearĀ and in theĀ Covid Community ChampionĀ categories. Our founder Andy has been shortlisted inĀ Male Entrepreneur of the YearĀ and in theĀ Outstanding Contribution to the CommunityĀ categories.

Over 1,000 nominations was received by the awards this year so to make it into the finals across four categories is a wonderful achievement in itself.

Other awards include Business of the Year, Female and Young Entrepreneur of the Year, New Start Up, Employer of the Year, Apprentice of the Year, Lifetime of Achievement and Leisure and Tourism Award.